Oak Tree at Santa Anita
A pair of Grade 1 races are the co-features today at Santa Anita as the Oak Tree meet winds up week 1. Both are primary prep races for the Breeders' Cup which will be held on November 5 & 6 at this track at the end of the Oak Tree meet.
The $300,000 Grade 1 Oak Leaf for two year old fillies to be run at 1 1/16 miles over the main track is a prep for the BC Juvenile Fillies. A field of 12 will contest the race.
Horses To Watch for the Oak Leaf
Always A Princess - Post 1 - M/L 5/2 - Gomez / Baffert
Blind Luck - Post 5 - M/L 6/1 - T. Baze / Hollendorfer
Softly Singing - Post 8 - M/L 7/2 - Rosario / Hollendorfer
Pure Class - Post 7 - M/L 5/2 - Smith / Sadler
Forbidden Paradise - Post 4 - M/L 8/1 - Bejarano / Hoffmans
The $300,000 Grade 1 Norfolk Stakes for two year olds to be run at 1 1/16 miles over the main track is a prep for the BC Juvenile and the winner of the Juvenile has come out of this race 5 of the past 10 years. A field of 12 will contest the race.
Horses To Watch for the Norfolk
Lookin At Lucky - Post 2 - M/L 8/5 - Gomez / Baffert
Dave in Dixie - Post 10 - M/L 9/2 - Rosario / Sadler
John Scott - Post 11 - M/L 6/1 - Espinoza / Gaines
Jung Man Scott - Post 9 - M/L 10/1 - Bejarano / R. Dutrow
Pulsion - Post 12 - M/L 10/1 - Smith / Biancone